Why a strong U.S. dollar might benefit crypto in the long term

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Will bitcoin continue to outperform stocks for rest of the year?

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Bitcoin miners’ revenue down 80% from peak. Can they survive this year?

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Crypto market stands like Nasdaq in the early 2000s. Here’s why

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest in this bear market. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also … Read more

Crypto crash: How prices for bitcoin and ethereum changed in June 2022

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin BTCUSD, +3.49% and ether ETHUSD, +5.49% have exploded in popularity in recent years, and are now traded by both individual investors and large companies like Tesla TSLA, -0.01%  and Citibank. The total market cap for all crypto nearly hit $3 trillion during parts of 2021 and companies like Robinhood HOOD, -1.16%,  Coinbase COIN, +3.31% … Read more

Crypto crash: How prices for bitcoin and ethereum changed in June 2022

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin BTCUSD, +3.33% and ether ETHUSD, +4.30% have exploded in popularity in recent years, and are now traded by both individual investors and large companies like Tesla TSLA, -0.05%  and Citibank. The total market cap for all crypto nearly hit $3 trillion during parts of 2021 and companies like Robinhood HOOD, -0.24%,  Coinbase COIN, +3.04% … Read more

Celsius’ crypto faithful have a plan to avoid bankruptcy

An internal storm is brewing at crypto lender Celsius over its potential plans to file for bankruptcy, with some involved in the talks instead pushing to tap its customer base for support. The strain at the beleaguered firm — which hired restructuring consultants from advisory firm Alvarez & Marsal to help with a possible bankruptcy filing, the … Read more

Think twice before you trade in your old smartphone or tablet — you could make more money ‘upcycling’ on resale sites

When it comes to old personal tech lying around the house — from smartphones to tablets to gaming consoles — many people may not realize how much value is still left in their devices. Keeping technology out of landfills or simply gathering dust in the back of the closet by exploring resale websites that match … Read more

Shorting crypto stocks has led to ‘substantial’ paper gains, but it’s getting harder to join in on the trend

The short selling of cryptocurrency-related stocks has yielded “substantial” mark-to-market profits this year, but those looking to get in on the action may have more trouble doing so going forward. Short sellers in a basket of 15 crypto stocks including Coinbase Global Inc. COIN, +8.07%, MicroStrategy Inc. MSTR, +9.92%, and crypto miners like Marathon Digital … Read more

Coinbase stock sinks as anxiety builds in crypto market

Shares of Coinbase Global Inc. were cratering toward one of their largest drops on record Monday after a different cryptocurrency platform’s decision to pause withdrawals and transfers led to further jitters about the market for digital assets. Coinbase’s stock COIN, -11.02% was down about 14% in Monday morning trading, after falling as much as 21.6% … Read more